Southampton SENCo Partnership – Web Conference

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The Southampton Inclusion Partnership, in collaboration with the Local Authority and Educational Psychology Service, would like to invite you to its annual conference.

Course Details

Developing Distributed Leadership for SEND

Morning Session

Key Note SpeakerChris Pollitt | Her Majesty’s Inspector | Specialist Lead​: SEND​

  • Working with your SEND Governor

Bitterne CE Primary:

  • Experiences of working with your SEND Governor – Clare Bailey (Assistant Head teacher, SENCO) and Tessa Hurst (SEN Governor).
  • Questioning for Governors to support in identifying impact/visit records – Clare Belli

HISP Research School at Thornden:

  • Key recommendations from the EEF Special Educational Needs guidance report published on 27th March 2020 – Steve Smith (Director of Research School) and Lou Peston (SENCo, Thornden School)

Bevois Town Primary:

  • Action Projects

Afternoon Session

Rob Webster – Associate professor at the Centre for Inclusive Education, UCL Institute of Education, London, where he also leads the Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants (MITA) programme.

  • How to help primary and secondary schools make best use of TAs.

LA Briefing – Tammy Marks

SIP & SAOS Updates – Jackie Partridge

Please Note:

Your school Headteacher and SEN Governor(s) are entitled to a free place when accompanying their school SENCo.  Just add ‘FOCGov20’ Cost code or PO section of the booking form.

You can join for all, or part of the conference.


Date & Time

Wednesday 23rd June 2021
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Who Should Attend

For SENCos and Inclusion Leads


Refreshments & Lunch Included.


£95.00 per delegate


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Springwell School
Hinkler Road
SO19 6DH

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